Antigone Newspaper Article

Antigone Newspaper Article Assignment

Write a newspaper article with a headline that would have appeared in a Thebes newspaper (if newspapers had existed then) the day after Polyneices was buried. Make sure you answer the who? what? where? when? and why? in your article.
* Your article should be at least three paragraphs, approximately 6-8 sentences each.

Grading Rubric (100 points possible)

  1. Headline appropriate to content of play (10 points)
  2. Who? (10 points)
  3. What? (10 points)
  4. When? (10 points)
  5. Where? (10 points)
  6. Why? (10 points)
  7. Grammar/Spelling/Punctuation/etc. (10 points)
  8. Content factually correct (20 points)
  9. Article format & length (10 points)

(Adapted from a Georgia Virtual Learning assignment)